Photo Gallery

1944

Steel barges constructed by the US Army engineers at Bulimba. (Courtesy, NARA, College Park.).

1944

Prefabrication of barge parts being prepared for assembly. (Courtesy NARA, College Park)

1944

The beginning of a new barge at Bulimba. (Courtesy NARA, College Park)

1944

Eventually, the barges came closer to the riverbank. This one is an 80-foot wooden barge. (Courtesy NARA, College Park)

1944

Steel rivetted barge. (Courtesy NARA, College Park).

1944

An 80-foot barge at Bulimba Camp A Small Ships Section. (Courtesy NARA, College Park.)

1944

45-foot wooden barges and other vessels at the Small Ships Section, Bulimba Camp A. (Courtesy NARA, College Park)

1963

HMAS Stuart and the Brittania at Newstead. (Photo courtesy Salter Family BDHS)
Can you name all of the other boats?

1944

One of the barges used to carry other vessels. Small Ships Section Bulimba Camp A. (Courtesy NARA, College Park)

1944

Refrigeration Barges were used for supplying the troops in the South Pacific.(Courtesy NARA, College Pak).

1944

Combat unloading barge being launched at the Small Ships Section Bulimba. (Courtesy NARA, College Park)

1944

Newly built barge sliding down the ways at Bulimba Shipyards. (Courtesy NARA, College Park)

1944

Another of the Conical Crane Barges very close to being ready for the water.(Courtesy NARA, College Park)

1944 August

A Refrigeration Barge after launching, Bulimba (Courtesy NARA, College Park.

1943 September

Construction of Barges, Lighthouse light, and a wharf. Some of the original houses can still be seen on the riverbank. (Courtesy NARA, College Park)

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